Monday, March 1, 2010

ClearOS - A Linux Server alterntive for Small and Medium Size Enterprise

ClearOS from Cloud Foundation is a powerful network and gateway server designed for small organizations and distributed environments.It is based on CentOS Linux

It has a wide arrays of applications that really helps the Small and Medium Enterprises. Some of the features taken from the ClearOS are listed here.

1. Directory Features
  • Integrated LDAP for User and Group Management
  • User Security Certificate Manager

2. Network Features
  • Multi-WAN
  • VPN - PPTP, IPsec, OpenVPN
  • DMZ and 1-to-1 NAT
  • Stateful Firewall
  • Local DHCP and DNS Servers
3. Gateway Features
  • Antimalware - Antivirus, Antiphishing, Antispyware
  • Antispam
  • Bandwidth Management
  • Intrusion Protection, Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Detection
  • Protocol Filtering including Peer-to-Peer Detection
  • Content Filter
  • Web Proxy
  • Access Control
4. Server Features
  • Windows Networking with PDC Support
  • File and Print Services
  • Flexshares
  • Groupware with Outlook Connector
  • Mail Server - POP, IMAP, SMTP, Webmail, Retrieval
  • Mail Filtering - Antispam, Antimalware, Greylisting, Quarantine
  • Mail Archiving
  • Database with MySQL
  • Web Server with PHP Support

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